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Professor Dr.-Ing. Joachim Milberg

Chairman of the Supervisory Board of BMW AG up to 2015











Personal Data

April 10, 1943 born in Verl, Germany

Married, 1 daughter

Education

 1971                Doctorate in Engineering (Dr.-Ing.) with a thesis on:

Analytical and experimental investigations into stability

Limits in turning machining, Berlin Technical University, Germany

 1970 – 1972     Research Assistant at the Institute of Machine Tools and

                          Production Technology at Berlin Technical University, Germany

 1966 – 1969     Berlin Technical University, Germany

1962 – 1965      Study of Production Technology at the State Engineering School in Bielefeld, Germany

1953 –1959       Secondary school, GCE O-levels

Professional Affiliations

05/2004 – 05/2015 Chairman of the Supervisory Board of BMW AG, Germany

16 May 2002      Member of the Supervisory Board of BMW AG, Germany

5 February 1999 Chairman of the Board of Management of BMW AG, Germany

March 1998        Member of the Board of Management of BMW AG, Engineering and Production, Germany

November 1993 Joined BMW AG as Member of the Board of Management, Production, Germany

1991 – 1993      Dean of the Faculty for Mechanical Engineering at the Technical University of Munich, Germany

1981 – 1993      Professor of Machine Tools and Management Science at the Technical University of Munich, Germany

1992                  Called to the Technical University of Berlin, Germany

1988                  Called to ETH Zurich, Switzerland

1978 – 1981      Head of the ‘Automatic Turning Machines’ division at Werkzeugmaschinen Gildemeister AG, Bielefeld, Germany

1972 – 1978      Executive employee at Werkzeugmaschinenfabrik Gildemeister AG, Bielefeld, Germany

Mandates

Since 2005          Bertelsmann AG (Vice Chairman)

Since 2004         Chairman of the BMW Foundation Herbert Quandt Board of Trustees

Professional Association / Society Memberships

2003 – 2016      Deere & Company, Moline, U S A

2002 – 2015      Member of the Supervisory Board BMW AG, Munich, Germany (Chairman 2004 – 2015)

2003 – 2013      Member of the Supervisory Board Festo AG, Esslingen, Germany (Chairman 2011 – 2013)

2008 – 2011      Member of the Supervisory Board ZF Friedrichshafen, Friedrichshafen, Germany

2007 – 2012      Member of the Supervisory Board of SAP AG, Walldorf, Germany

2000 – 2003      Member of the Supervisory Board Royal Dutch Shell, London / Rotterdam

2001 – 2006      Member of the Advisory Board, Allianz Versicherungs-AG, Munich, Germany

2002 – 2007      Member of the Supervisory Board of MAN AG, Munich, Germany (Vice Chairman)

2002 – 2008      Member of the Senate and Member of the Executive committee of the Max-Planck-Gesellschaft, Munich, Germany

2003 – 2006      Member of the Supervisory Board of Leipziger Messe GmbH, Leipzig, Germany

2005 – 2008      Member of the Senate of the Helmholtz-Gemeinschaft, Berlin, Germany

2000 – 2009      Member of the Partner Committee TÜV Süddeutschland Holding AG, Munich, Germany

2002 - 2009       Founding President of acatech  – Council of Technical Sciences of the Union of German Academies of Sciences and Humanities

Awards and Honors

2015                             Induction into the Hall of Fame for Business, Germany

2014                             Heinrich-Hertz Guest Professor at the Technical University of Karlsruhe, Germany

2012                             Georg-Schlesinger Award, Berlin, Germany

2011                            Induction into the Hall of Fame for Science, Germany 

2010                             Honorary Professorship at the University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany

2010                             Medal of the Bavarian Maximilian Order for Science and Art, Germany

2008                             Hanns Martin Schleyer Award, Germany

2005                            Arthur Burkhardt Prize of the Arthur Burkhardt Foundation, Stuttgart, Germany

2004                            Honorary doctorate of Berlin Technical University, Germany

2004                            Carl Friedrich Gauß Medal of the Braunschweigische-Wissenschaftliche Gesellschaft, Germany

2003                            Member of the Honorary Senate of the Foundation of the Nobel Laureates‘ Meetings at Lindau am Bodensee, Germany

2003                            Ernst-Blickle Prize of the SEW-Eurodrive Foundation, Bruchsal, Germany

2002                            “Heiße Kartoffel”, Mitteldeutscher Presseclub, Germany

2002                            Bavarian Medal of Environment, Germany

2002                            BILD “Osgar”, BILD/Springer Publishing House, Germany

2001                            Honorary Award “Golden Steering Wheel”, Axel-Springer Publishing House, Germany

2001                            General Pierre Nicolau Award of the CIRP

2000                            Grashof Commemorative Coin of the VDI (Society of German Engineers)

1999                            State Medal for Special Services to Bavaria Industry

1998                            Honorary Professorship for machine tools and management science at Munich Technical University, Germany

1996                            Honorary doctorate of Hanover University, Germany

1994                            Honorary doctorate of Ljubljana University, Slovenia

1994                            Cross of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany

1992                            Herwart Opitz Medal of the VDI (Society of German Engineers)

1991                            Fritz Winter Prize of the Fritz Winter Foundation

1988                            Sponsorship Award for German scientists:

                                   Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz-Program of the German Research Society

Publications

Milberg, J.  (ed.)           Wettbewerbsfähigkeit durch Integration (Competitiveness through Integration), Springer Verlag, Berlin, Heidelberg, New York 1988

Milberg, J.  (ed.)           Wettbewerbsfaktor Zeit in Produktionsunternehmen (Competition Factor Time in Manufacturing Enterprises), Springer Verlag, Berlin, Heidelberg, New York 1991

Milberg, J.                   Von CAD/CAM zu CIM (From CAD/CAM to CIM), Verlag TÜV Rheinland, Köln 1992, Germany

VDI-Gemeinschafts-    Rechnerintegrierte Konstruktion und Produktion

Ausschuss CIM Band 1: CIM Management

(ed.)                            Band 2: Integrierte Produktdatenverarbeitung

Chairman:                    Band 3: Auftragsabwicklung

Milberg, J.                    Band 4: Flexible Fertigung

                                    Band 5: Produktionslogistik

                                    Band 6: Kommunikations- und Datenbanktechnik

                                    Band 7: Qualitätssicherung

                                    Band 8: Flexible Montage

                                    (Computer-integrated construction and production, 8 Volumes)

                                    VDI Verlag Düsseldorf 1992, Germany

Milberg, J.                    Werkzeugmaschinen Grundlagen (Machine Tools Fundamentals), Springer Verlag, Berlin, Heidelberg, New York 1992

Milberg, J., Reinhart, G. (Hrsg.)  Unsere Stärken stärken - Der Weg zu Wettbewerbsfähigkeit und  Standortsicherung (Strengthening our Strenghts – The Way to Competitiveness and Assuring the Future of Business Locations), mi Verlag, Landsberg 1994, Germany

Milberg, J. , Reinhart, G. Mit Schwung zum Aufschwung (With momentum to the boom), mi Verlag, Landsberg 1997, Germany

Milberg J. , Schuh, G. (eds.)  Erfolg in Netzwerken (Success in Networks), Springer Verlag, Berlin, Heidelberg 2002, Germany

Patents

 DE- PS 3531243                       31.08.1985

“Verfahren und Vorrichtung zum Verschließen von Öffnungen in einem Hohlkörper“ (Method and device for closing openings in a hollow body) - Inventor: Milberg, J.

DE - PS 39 21863                     04.07.1989

“Verfahren zum Setzen von Befestigungsmitteln und Vorrichtungen hierzu” (Method and device for placing a fastening element) - Inventor: Milberg, J. 

DE 40 21 330 A1                      03.07.1990

“Verfahren zum Betrieb eines Roboters und eine Vorrichtung dazu“ (Method and device for operating a robot) - Inventor: Milberg, J.